Jenn discusses her view on the role of HR leaders and professionals as advocates, sharing examples including her work in creating impactful Employee Resource Groups and fostering belonging, sharing her passion for normalising members of the LGBTQ+ community feeling able to be themselves at work.
Discussing the powerful connections between producing inclusive content and employee inclusion, Jenn’s vision for the role of HR, and why HR professionals must take a position and own the podium, leads to her inspiring and simple call to action for us all.
Here’s a snapshot of a few things we talked about:
[5:00] Employee volunteerism and the power of employee connections to the community
[10:00] Inclusion in programming and production as part of people and business strategy
[12:40] Content and change through storytelling
[18:23] Employee Resource Groups - from active to transformative – ERGs driving commercial success
[26:00] Normalising the LGBTQ community being themselves within financial services
[30:58] Using your voice, taking a position and owning the podium
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